The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has promised to give 40 percent of his cabinet positions to women and youths if elected in 2023 elections.
While emphasizing the importance of women and youths in National development, he raised concerned over the high cost of living in Nigeria, blaming it on the failure of the Federal Government of All Progressives Congress to effectively manage the Nation’s economy.
Atiku, represented by a Former chairman of the Senate Committee on the Federal Capital Territory and spokesperson of his campaign organization, Dino Melaye, expressed the view during the inauguration of the Atiku-Okowa Vanguard Nigeria on Saturday in Abuja.
At the event, the wife of At Presidential candidate, Hajia Titi Abubakar, who appealed to Nigerian women and youths for support, Saying that her husband was well prepared to rescue the Nation and bring it back to working ways.
“If my husband is elected, I will do more for Nigerian children and women. Atiku had promised women and youths 40 percent in the cabinet, he is a man of his own word and he will do it, but it is you alone that can make it happen.
“I am appealing to you, our women and youths, don’t sell your conscience and your tomorrow but rather, Stand for the right thing and your tomorrow will be better because Atiku will bring back Nigeria’s lost glory,” She stated.
The ceremony was graced by dignitaries, including the wife of Former Senate President, Mrs Helen Mark and Director of Support Groups, Atiku Campaign Organization, Hon. Fabiyi Oladimeji among others.